Objection, your Lordships

So exhausted and bored is the nation with the neverending anti-minority tirade of a section of society that it seems to have passed over the recent momentous judgment of the Supreme Court on the issue of conversions. By adjudicating that a Scheduled Caste (SC) Christian or Muslim who converts to Hinduism will qualify for reservation […]

A ‘powerful’ toilet

Everyone knows that philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates put a lot of premium on green solutions to the problems of the developing world, putting a lot of money into setting up basic facilities such as smart toilets across parts of Asia where a toilet is often counted upon as a luxury in poor families. The […]

Netanyahu Wins

Pre-election and exit polls were wrong. Netanyahu emerged a much stronger winner than predicted. He’ll likely be able to form a hard-right coalition and become Israel’s first ever four-term prime minister. Headlines explained: New York Times: “Netanyahu Soundly Defeats Chief Rival in Israeli Elections” London Guardian: “Netanyahu claims ‘great victory’ after last minute surge in […]

Education system and paper series

Education system in valley has always been in news, whether it is for its decisions, policies and any other orders. As the career and future of the students are at stake, everyone is keeping a vigil eye on the functioning of the said department and concerned stakeholders. Examination pattern in the recent years have witnessed […]

Gillani takes over as IGP

Srinagar: Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani todayassumed office of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir region at Zonal Police Headquarters, here. A police spokesperson said Mr Gillani, a 1994 batch IPSofficer, is an alumnus of Sainik School, Manasbal. Besides, serving the state in various importantcapacities including IGP Crime, SSP Srinagar, AIG (P), MrGillani held important posts […]

Modi greets Israel’s Netanyahu

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu for the latter’s decisive victory in the elections.The Prime Minister took to twitter to extend his wishes.”Congratulations my friend Bibi @netanyahu! Recall our New York meeting last September warmly,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier in the day […]

New Govt to Initiate Dialogue With All Stakeholders: Vohra

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir government would initiate a “meaningful dialogue” with all internal stakeholders, including all the political groups, irrespective of their ideological views and predilections, Governor N N Vohra said. “The (PDP-BJP) coalition will facilitate and help initiate a sustained and meaningful dialogue with all internal stakeholders, which will include all political groups […]

We won’t gag opposition; they keep the government on toes: CM

Jammu: Asserting that democracy is a battle of ideas, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Wednesday assured that opposition would not be gagged and it should keep the government on toes. “It is your (speaker’s) duty and our (government’s) duty — we do not want to gag. Opposition has its viewpoint. We will like the […]

Swami, Guru, Masarat Dominate Day 1 of LA

JAMMU:  The Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly on Wednesday unanimously condemned BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s remarks that mosques are not religious places and can be demolished. As the day’s proceedings started, Congress legislator G.M. Saroori demanded unanimous condemnation of the statement. The house then unanimously condemned the remark, asserting that irresponsible statements concerning religious faith […]

Talks Offer: Mirwaiz, Geelani React Cautiously

SRINAGAR: Both factions of the Hurriyat Conference Wednesday said that they would discuss the latest political development and then react. When asked about the remarks made by the Governor NN Vohra over initiating dialogue with the Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said that the conglomerate will discuss the issue threadbare in its joint meeting of […]

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